Evening News Briefing

Written by on May 3, 2018

Marc Molinaro

The Presumptive Republican Gubernatorial candidate makes a stop in Batavia this afternoon.

He is Marc Molinaro, the County Executive of Dutchess County.

He was escorted around by Batavia Republican Steve Hawley promoting the “Think Differently” campaign.

The two led a roundtable discussion today at the Arc of Genesee Orleans on how businesses and organizations can better treat persons with developmental disabilities.


Kim Pegula

Kim Pegula is now one of the most powerful women in American sports.  This week she took over as president of the Buffalo Bills and the Sabres after Russ Brandon resigned amid misconduct allegations.

Pegula is the first female president of an NFL team and the only female NHL president.




A head-on collision this morning at Route 98 and West Saile Drive in Batavia.

Mercy flight was called then cancelled and both drivers were taken via ambulance to Strong Memorial Hospital for non-life-threatening injuries.

The Northbound lane of Route 98 was closed as deputies investigated the accident.


A shooting on Thorpe Street in Batavia last year sends a city man to prison for 15 years.

25 year old Tyshawn King of Maple Street was allowed to plead guilty to a weapons possession charge.

Police arrested him in connection with the shooting that left King’s victims with wounds to his hand and abdomen.


Darien Lake is debuting a new roller coaster very soon.  The ride is called Tantrum and while it won’t be the fastest in the park, it will be the only ride with a heart-pounding semi-inverted drop.  Tantrum is the theme park’s first new roller coaster in a decade.  Darien Lake opens this weekend but Tantrum isn’t expected to open until later this month.

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